Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

Fr. 199 $100 1863 Interest Bearing Note -- One of Three Known

Fr. 199 $100 1863 Interest Bearing Note Choice Very Fine. Only three examples of this number are known, one of which is simply reported by grade and serial number and has never been seen on the market. The other two notes are virtually identical. The Taylor Family example was sold as lot 16752 in our sale of three months ago, and it more than doubled our estimate, realizing $126,500. We can not remember a previous situation where a rarity of this magnitude has appeared with such a short gap in time, but we are certain the gentleman who went home as the disappointed underbidder in February will be thrilled at this second opportunity. Both notes are utterly identical in grade, neither with any repair or restoration and both with ideal color. This note has a slight edge for two reasons. First, and most importantly, the centering is better. This piece has four full margins and the other example was quite close at the top left. Secondly, we've already sold the other one, and we're selling this one now, so of course it's better. Kidding aside, this is one magnificent piece of currency and it will very likely realize just about the same price as the Taylor piece.

Service and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
May, 2005
5th-7th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 7
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 1,170

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

Heritage membership

945,434
bidder-members
$891,701,465
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Consign to the 2015 December 10 - 11 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

Learn about consigning with us

The level of service and support you gave me in the consignment of these notes made the entire process easy for me.
K. Phillips,
n/a
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved